Planets and Stars with Open University and Dark Sky Wales

Planets and Stars with Open University and Dark Sky Wales

Friday 28th June 2019 from 20:00pm to Saturday 29th June 2019 00:30am

Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre
Libanus, Brecon, Powys, LD3 8ER, Wales

We are about to take you out of this world with FREE (registration required) expert lectures, planet observation and stargazing experience. The Open University in Wales has paired up with Dark Sky Wales for this spectacular space event.

You will learn about the stars and our solar system across two fascinating talks:

Open University experts who worked on the academic team behind the current BBC series: The Planets, will delve deeper into the science behind our solar system from Godfather planets to icy moons and the changing climate of Mars.

Dark Sky Wales astronomy experts will take you through our milky way in their digital planetarium. You will be guided mythological tour of the skies and explore the modern cosmos including galaxies and nebula.

After the talks we will help you spot planets in the night’s sky and stargaze using specialist telescopes in one of the world’s few dark sky reserves. You will be able to navigate your way around constellations of the northern hemisphere using expert guidance and star maps.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 28/06/2019


Event organiser

Open University Wales Cymru

Open University Wales Cymru is organising this event

Please contact Open University Wales Cymru directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


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